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Category: Infection

Awake Self-Proning in COVID-19 ARDS

This resource details methods for awake self-proning for COVID-19 patients with ARDS. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 5:50 ARDS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Proning

Infection Control from the ED to the ICU: Triage to Transport

The care of patients with COVID-19 requires careful steps for preventing infection of staff and other patients throughout the continuum care from the emergency department to the ICU. This webinar consisted of an expert panel discussion of questions and case studies that addres...

   Estimated Time: 1:19:10 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE, Transport

Infographic: Infection Control from the Emergency Department to the ICU

This infographic resource details best practices to mitigate infection control from the ED to the ICU. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 2:00 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE, Transport

What is the most appropriate treatment for patients (both inpatients and outpatients) who have a positive polymerase chain reaction test but no symptoms?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on February 24, 2021

   Estimated Time: 1:53 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Diagnosis and Testing

What are the recommendations for protection of healthcare professionals who perform aerosolized procedures?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on February 24, 2021

   Estimated Time: 2:45 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control

SCCM’s 50th Critical Care Congress: COVID-19: Global Voices and Perspectives

From SCCM's 50th Critical Care Congress. Critical care professionals from around the world shared their thoughts and perspectives on COVID-19.

   Estimated Time: 26:26 Case Presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19

SCCM’s 50th Critical Care Congress: Public Health Crises: From Measles to COVID-19

From SCCM's 50th Critical Care Congress. New York State Health Commissioner Howard A. Zucker, MD, JD, FCCM, discuss public health directives and policies that have proven effective at managing dangerous spikes in hospitalizations during New York State’s response to recent meas...

   Estimated Time: 21:51 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness

IDSA Resources: Pharmacology

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network. These resources are categorized as Pharmacology

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Therapies, Vaccines, Virology

IDSA Resources: Infection

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network. These resources are categorized as Infection

ACEP COVID-19 Resource: COVID-19 Field Guide

This is a link to an ACEP COVID-19 external resource entitled, "The American College of Emergency Physicians Guide to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)."

   Estimated Time: Coronavirus, COVID-19

Core Outcome Measures for Trials in People With Coronavirus Disease 2019: Respiratory Failure, Multiorgan Failure, Shortness of Breath, and Recovery

From Critical Care Medicine . The authors sought to establish the core outcome measures for respiratory failure, multiple organ failure, shortness of breath, recovery, and mortality for trials in coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 33:05 Clinical Trials, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sepsis

Antibiotic Stewardship Crisis during COVID-19

This resource covers antimicrobial stewardship concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

   Estimated Time: 10:51 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control

CDC Resources: Infection

SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center now links to pertinent content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These resources are categorized as Infection    

An Algorithm for Classifying Patients Most Likely to Develop Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 Illness

From Critical Care Explorations The authors developed an algorithm to assess whether someone is at high risk of admission to the ICU or dying from coronavirus disease 2019, should he or she test positive for coronavirus disease 2019.

   Estimated Time: 24:02 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Triage

Inflammatory Response and Phenotyping in Severe Acute Respiratory Infection From the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus and Other Etiologies

From Critical Care Medicine The authors evaluated the inflammatory response in patients with severe acute respiratory infection due to the Middle East respiratory syndrome and non-Middle East respiratory syndrome and assessed the presence of distinct inflammatory subpheno...

   Estimated Time: 23:33 Coronavirus, COVID-19

Unexpectedly High Frequency of Enterococcal Bloodstream Infections in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Admitted to an Italian ICU: An Observational Study

From Critical Care Medicine The authors found that coronavirus disease 2019 seemed to increase the frequency of bloodstream infections (particularly Enterococcus-related bloodstream infection) after ICU admission.

   Estimated Time: 24:15 Coinfections, Coronavirus, COVID-19

When should patients first come to the hospital? What distinguishes between mild, moderate, and severe symptoms? Once they come to the hospital how do we evaluate them?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on November 4, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 01:46 Clinical presentations, Coronavirus, COVID-19

What do you think about the possibility of reinfection and poor clinical outcomes?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on August 12, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 02:20 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control

How do you achieve a balance between staff safety and PPE use and assessing patients?

Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on October 14, 2020.

   Estimated Time: 05:26 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE

SCCM Pod-422 Procalcitonin in COVID-19 and Influenza-Related Secondary Bacterial Infections

Procalcitonin testing on admission seems to be a valuable piece of information for early risk assessment and ruling out bacterial co-infection in COVID-19 patients.

   Estimated Time: 23:16 min Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Infection Control